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Thanks so much to everyone who came out last weekend for the Hideout Block Party & A.V. Fest! We are so appreciative of all your support and hope you had as much fun as we did. But there is no rest for the weary over here at The Hideout.  We’ve got another action packed week here […]

Hey Hey Everyone, This is easily the biggest week of the year over here at The Hideout so lets get into it! Tonight it’s another evening of Hideout Veggie Bingo.  The callers this week are Helen Tsatsos and Cleetus Friedman, and all proceeds will benefit the Xochiquetzal Peace Garden at Whittier School.  Hot Doug’s is donating […]

Hey Hey Everyone, Tonight it’s another edition of Hideout Veggie Bingo.  All proceeds this evening support the Fulton Street Flower & Vegetable Garden and our callers this week will be Elizabeth Gomez & Mike Sula.  As usual all the hot dogs are generously donated by Hot Dougs and there will be loads of amazing prizes […]

Hey Hey Everyone, First things first, thanks soooo much for all the support and selling out the Hideout Block Party & A.V. Festwhich takes place next month!  We’ve got some surprises in store for you that weekend, but here’s a little taste of what is to come…one of our Friday headliners, Glen Hansard, was on […]

  We’re happy to announce that Kelly Hogan has been added to the Hideout Block Party/A.V. Fest lineup, September 14-15th in Chicago. Also, we’ve just released the first and only batch of single-day tickets, and they will be snapped up very quickly. All tickets can be had here. You would be wise to buy now.  Finally, we’re ready to […]

Hey Hey Everyone, The picture above is from last year’s Block Party and we are VERY close to selling out this year’s biggest and best Block Party to date! For those of you that have bought tickets already, we thank you, but for those of you that haven’t gotten your tickets yet, we highly recommend snagging some […]

  Hey Hey Everyone, If you didn’t catch the announcement on XRT this morning, we are so excited to announce that Wilco will headline the Hideout Block Party / A.V. Fest this September 14th-15th outside of The Hideout! The band is fresh off one of the biggest headlining gigs of their long and storied career at […]

The Chicagoist ran a sweet little preview about the Bike-In Movie Theater screening of ‘The T.A.M.I. Show’ taking place this coming Sunday May 13th at 8pm. The T.A.M.I. Show was available only as a bootleg before being officially released on DVD a couple of years ago. Luckily The Hideout is offering an even better way […]

“Chicago then was like this embryonic version of ‘Portlandia.’ Though, no question, the show’s informed by my time in Chicago.” – Fred Armisen The Chicago Tribune just did a great piece on Fred Armisen’s Chicago years in anticipation for the sold out Portlandia show here next Wednesday!  Great interviews with Damon Locks, Wayne Montana, Steve […]

We are so pleased to announce that the official Soup and Bread Book Release Party will be taking place here on Wednesday November 2nd. It will be featuring soups from West Town Tavern, Swim Cafe, the Butcher & Larder, Milk & Honey Cafe, Mana Food Bar, Revolution Brewing, Longman & Eagle, Bite Cafe and others! […]